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Nov 18, 2012 8:00am PST
a new start with congress over the debt. >>> embattled former cia director david petraeus testifies privately on capitol hill, insisting his resignation had nothing to do with the botched response to the attack in libya. all of this as we are still getting a daily dose of unpleasant details about general petraeus's affair with paula broadwell, and the role that florida socialite jill kelly played in the drama. >>> and the clash in benghazi heats up as charges that the u.n. secretary misled the country about the attack on "meet the press" and other programs. >> our current assessment is that what happened in benghazi was in fact initially a spontaneous reaction to what had just transpired hours before in cairo. >> now sparking a war of words with the president, senators are threatening to block her potential nomination as secretary of state. >> the reason i don't trust her is because i think she knew better, and if she didn't know better, she shouldn't be the voice of america. >> senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. >> we'll
Nov 11, 2012 11:00am PST
over the fiscal cliff. >>> the election celebration is short-lived a surprise resignation by cia director david petraeus comes days before congressional hearings probing the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. we will get reaction this morning from capitol hill and the very latest reporting on this developing story from our chief foreign affairs correspondent, andrea mitchell, who broke the story friday afternoon. >>> also, the president and republicans get set to negotiate new taxes and spending cuts. is a breakthrough possible? >> i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. it was debated over and over again. and on tuesday night, we found out the majority of americans agree with my approach. >> mr. president, this is your moment. we are ready to be led. not as democrats or republicans, but as americans. now, we want you to lead. >> where does it all go from here? we will ask democratic senator from new york, chuck schumer and republican senator from oklahoma, tom coburn. >>> also, we check in with cnbc's jim cramer to hear about the economic status should washington f
Nov 19, 2012 3:00am PST
former cia director david petraeus testifying in private at the end of the week on friday. this is how the ap describes his testimony, and one of the contradictions it appears to bring up. david petraeus told lawmakers during private hearings on friday, that he believed all along the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya was a terrorist strike, even though that wasn't how the obama administration initially described it publicly. representative peter king of new york said petraeus had briefed the house intelligence committee on september 14, and he does not recall petraeus being so positive at the time that it was a terrorist attack. he thought all along that he made it clear there was terrorist involvement, king said. that was not my recollection. so senator feinstien, did petraeus contradict himself or has he contradicted the white house's version of events? >> we have a transcript of that meeting on that day. and petraeus very clearly said that it was a terrorist attack. and outlined who he thought might be involved in it. so any -- >> this is right after the attack? >> that's
Nov 12, 2012 3:00am PST
with republicans, who as we know are on fire about benghazi. and now the acting cia director, mike morel, is going to have to present that evidence. >> what was going to be the fakeaway from what petraeus had presented had he testified? >> i think it would essentially back up the white house. and there are still unanswered questions and so forth. but one of the things petraeus always did was dig deep. and so he -- apparently there are videos and tapes and pictures and things that can be shown. it is not going away. and the question will be i suspect will he be asked to testify as a private citizen either informally, in closed door, and so forth. probably only petraeus can -- if he has the data stop this benghazi frenzy. >> andrea, did he have to resign? >> a lot of people say not. that he eventually felt that he had to. we know that the head of intelligence, clapper, told him he should. the president asked for 24 hours to think it over. and then -- >> all this comes in on election night. to clapper and the white house. >> which is why conspiracy theorists are going -- running wild with it. i am pe
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